Grants & Funding

Grants & Funding

ORS/RJOS Young Female Investigator Grant

The grant will honor an individual based on the quality and scientific merit of the candidate’s research.  The grant’s recipient will be selected by a committee comprised of 2 representatives each of the ORS Women’s Leadership Forum (WLF) and the Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society (RJOS) Scientific/Research Committee. The Grant Committee will consider the relevance and […]

2016-2017 MTF Extramural Grant Program

The Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation (MTF) is now soliciting both clinical and basic science grant proposals for the 2016-2017 MTF Extramural Grant Program.  Proposed research projects should expand the knowledge of musculoskeletal allograft science, transplantation and biologic reconstruction. The MTF grant cycle begins with the submission of proposals by September 1, 2016.  The proposals are anonymously […]

ORS/OREF Resident Research Project Grant

Resident Research Project Grant Funding: $5,000 grant Grant Description / Eligibility: Provides funding to residents who are interested in research. Covers research expenses, but not salary or travel. Work should clearly be achievable by the resident as a free-standing project even when it is a part of a larger work. It is expected that recipient […]

ORS/OREF Post-Doctoral Fellowship Grant

Funding: $50,000 grant Grant Description / Eligibility: ORS/OREF Postdoctoral Fellowship Award provides one year of support for individuals in a full-time postdoctoral training program. Applications must be dedicated to an orthopaedic-related project and focused on development of a career in orthopaedic research. Applications from trainees who have established a working relationship with an academic orthopaedic […]

2015 Grant Recipients

ORS/OREF Post-Doctorial Fellowship Grant and ORS/OREF Resident Research Grant The Orthopaedic Research Society is proud to announce the recipients of the first ever ORS/OREF Grants established in 2014 by the ORS Board of Directors. Stephanie A. Russo, MD, PhD UPMC, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Recipient of the OREF/ORS Resident Research Project Grant Therapeutic Taping for […]

SRS (Scoliosis Research Society)

Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) offers five levels of grants: Small Exploratory Grant This grant is designed specifically for new investigators who have a preliminary concept they would like to develop into a research project. The maximum grant award for this category is $10,000. The maximum duration of research is one year. The grant application should be […]

PRORP (Peer Reviewed Orthopaedic Research Program)

The Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Orthopaedic Research Program (PRORP) was established by Congress in fiscal year 2009 (FY09) to support military-relevant, peer-reviewed   orthopaedic research. Via Public Laws 110-329 and 111-32, Congress provided $61 million (M) and $51M, respectively, to the FY09 PRORP for a total appropriation of $112M for execution by the US Army […]

OREF Grants & Awards

The number and type of grants and awards offered by OREF in a given year depends on available funding. ORS/OREF Grant Opportunities The Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS) and the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) share a mission of advancing excellence in the field of orthopaedic research. Through grants and other programs, we seek to […]

NIAMS Funding

NIAMS Funding Opportunities New!! NIH Director’s Early Independence Award Information on NIH Career Development K-Awards Division of Musculoskeletal Diseases via Funding.

North American Spine Society Research Funds

North American Spine Society 2017 Research Funding Application NASS supports basic, clinical and translational science performed with integrity.  The goal is to improve quality spine care for patients and understanding of underlying disorders.  One way NASS achieves these goals is by funding grants and fellowships.   To apply, please go to the following link: